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Oregon is the world’s largest producer of cool-season forage seed, but grass seed producers can no longer set fire to their fields after harvest to control pests. Instead, they use chemicals to to "rejuvenate" the soil and rid it of pests, so it can regrow the seeds. Detractors say the toxic chemicals find their way into the grass itself.


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 Grass-Fed Beef Loses Its Luster

It would be bad enough if "grass-fed" really did mean that the cattle ate grass growing in a pasture. But "grass-fed" does not mean "pasture-raised." Pasture is out there. In here, in the barns, they use grass pellets. Pellets that don't have anywhere near the right kind of nutrition.

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The beef checkoff is a producer-funded marketing and research program designed to increase domestic and/or international demand for beef.

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Beef is more than what’s for dinner, but dinner will always be more when there’s beef. Funded by Beef Farmers and Ranchers.

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The Wisconsin Beef Council is a producer-funded, producer-directed organization dedicated to building demand for beef and veal through promotion, consumer education and research.


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Belcampo is a lot of things: a farm, a processing plant, a neighborhood butcher shop, a restaurant. What unites everything we do is our singular commitment to provide you with delicious, organic, and humane meat you can feel good about buying and eating.

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Dakota Grass Fed

Dakota Organic Beef provides the purest, most flavorful organic beef around. The only thing you’ll taste is simply natural beef because we never use hormones, antibiotics or harmful chemicals. And we believe in the importance of sustainable farming, respecting the land and animals, to provide healthy food for your family.

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Eel River Organic Beef is located in the remote North West corner of California in the Eel River Valley surrounded by lush green sub-irrigated pastures and giant Redwood trees. Because of our mild climate with an average yearly temp of 54.5 degrees F and average rainfall of 38 inches per year, our grass fed beef graze on lush green pastures year ’round. Eel River Organic Beef is proud to boast that we raise the finest and healthiest beef available.

Hearst Ranch

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